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Spring Quarterly Program and Exhibition Calendar, March–May 2014, for NMWA

Jan 09 2014

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts is pleased this spring to present a wide range of programming, including artist conversations, demonstrations, workshops, gallery talks, films and concerts as well as a diverse schedule of exhibitions.

This information is current as of December 2013. To find out more about programs at NMWA, visit the online calendar.

WORKSHOPS
Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug–Crazy for Crazy Quilts
Sunday, March 16, 12–5 p.m.

Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
Want to try your hand at quilt-making techniques? Artist Jennifer Lindsay offers the second of three hands-on quilt workshops designed to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for individuals with basic hand-sewing skills. Materials and instruction provided.

Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug–Sashiko Sampler
Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
To celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival, artist Jennifer Lindsay focuses on Japanese embroidery techniques in this hands-on quilt workshop, the final in the “Catch the Quilting Bug” series. This workshop is designed to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for individuals with basic hand-sewing skills. Materials and instruction provided.

MUSEUM SHOP TRUNK SHOW
“Step into Spring” Trunk Show
Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, April 6, noon–5 p.m.

Price: Free
Enjoy a three-day “Step into Spring” Trunk Show at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. D.C. designer Denise Dickens will help to chase away April showers with Outside Designworks’ fun and flattering rainwear and umbrellas. Former economist turned jewelry designer Catalina Lemaitre, will show one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces crafted in Colombia with sustainable materials, including orange peels and seeds. Professional photographer Diane Ginsburg will feature photographic reproductions and stationary of botanicals. All vendors will be available for a “meet and greet” with shoppers.

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